Compaq Handheld Solutions
Aero 1500 Series, Aero 2100 Series
New lighter, smaller
Palm-size PC and new
24 MB, 64K-color models
For mobile professionals who need quick access to critical
information while on the road, Compaq Palm-size PCs deliver
Compaq Aero 1530
new lightweight and easy-to-read Windows® CE-based devices.
The Compaq Aero™ 1500 and 2100 Series PCs provide the
convenience busy professionals need, with standard Personal
Information Manager (PIM) features such as calendar, contacts,
tasks, note taker and inbox — and ease-of-use features such as
instant-on/off, user-customizable program buttons and onehand operability. QUtilities and QMenu software enable users
to find frequently used features even faster and provide overall
improved manageability of the device.
➔ Key Features
Compaq Aero 1530
➔ 5.2 oz. light and 0.5" thin design makes this PC easy
to carry anywhere
➔ 16 gray-scale, non-glare display provides realistic images
➔ Up to 14 hours of battery life increases convenience
and productivity1
Compaq Aero 2180
➔ 64K-color is easy to read in any light
With its 5.2 oz. light and 0.5" thin design, the new 16 MB
Compaq Aero 1530 is our ultra-thin, feature-packed device
operating on Windows CE. Its 16 gray-scale, 240 x 320, non-glare
display provides more realistic images than competing 2-color
➔ 24/16 MB RAM (Aero 2180/2150) provides the power to run
the applications users need
➔ Support for CF cards, including a 56K2 V.903 CF modem
and 20–40 MB CF memory cards, expands operability
and functionality
displays. Its Lithium-Ion battery lasts up to 14 hours for extended
mobile productivity1. And a CF card expansion slot enables
➔ The Compaq Advantage
outstanding productivity, via CF modem, memory expansion
and LAN cards. The new Compaq Aero 2180 features 24 MB of
➔ Compaq QMenu and QUtilities programs speed
application access
memory and a high-resolution 64K-color display that is easy
➔ Backed by a 1-year Compaq Limited Mail-In Warranty 4
to read anywhere — even in direct sunlight.
➔ Superior Compaq service and support available worldwide
➔ Leverage the Compaq heritage of industry-standard
computing leadership to deliver the very best in enterprise
products and solutions
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Compaq Handheld Solutions
Features
Aero 1500 Series
Aero 2100 Series
Models
Model
➔ Aero 1530
➔ Aero 2150 and 2180
Aero 1500 Series
Form Factor
➔ 5.2 oz.; 5.13" x 3.11" x 0.5"
➔ 10.92 oz.; 5.27" x 3.34" x 0.78"
Display
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➔ Aero 1530
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16 gray-scale
2.4" x 3.2" viewable area
240 x 320 resolution
Non-glare display
Touch-sensitive STN LCD display
Two illumination settings
64K-color
2.4" x 3.2" viewable area
320 x 240 resolution
Reflective technology allows viewing in
any environment
➔ Three illumination settings
Ergonomics
➔ Instant-on/off
➔ One-hand operability
➔ Touch-sensitive display for stylus or fingertip; stylus
slot on back of unit
➔ 2 alarm settings
➔ 4 customizable application launch buttons
➔ Instant-on/off
➔ One-hand operability
➔ Touch-sensitive display for stylus or fingertip; stylus
slot on back of unit
➔ 3 alarm settings
➔ 4 customizable application launch buttons
Audio
➔ One-touch, instant-record button; integrated speaker,
headphone jack,
integrated microphone
➔ One-touch, instant-record button; integrated speaker,
headphone jack, external microphone jack,
integrated microphone
Technology
➔ 70 MHz NEC MIPS-based RISC processor
➔ 16 MB EDO RAM, 16 MB ROM
➔ One industry-standard serial port; one industrystandard CF card slot
➔ Supports CF memory, modem, LAN, serial,
bar code, I/O
➔ Infrared port
➔ Audio I/O port
➔ 70 MHz NEC MIPS-based RISC processor
➔ 16 MB EDO RAM (model 2150) or 24 MB (model
2180), upgradable to 32 MB ROM
➔ One industry-standard serial port; one industrystandard CF card slot
➔ Support for CF memory, modem, LAN, serial,
bar code, I/O, pager
➔ Infrared port
➔ Audio I/O port
Battery
➔ Lithium-Ion
➔ Up to 14 hours battery life1
➔ Batteries recharge in docking cradle or
with AC adapter
➔ CR2032 coin cell backup battery
➔ RAM maintained for 2 weeks with fully charged
main and backup battery
(2 days with backup battery only)
➔ Lithium-Ion
➔ Up to 10 hours battery life1
➔ Batteries recharge in docking cradle or
with AC adapter
➔ CR2032 coin cell backup battery
➔ RAM maintained for 2 weeks with fully charged
main and backup battery
(2 days with backup battery only)
Software
➔ Aero 1530: Microsoft® Windows CE 2.11, Microsoft
ActiveSync 3.0, Pocket Outlook®, Voice Recorder,
Notetaker, Mobile Channels, Calculator, Solitaire,
QUtilities, QMenu, File Explorer, Picture Viewer,
AudiblePlayer (trial version), AudibleManager,
PocketAsset Manager, Reference Guide, CoolCalc,
INSO Quickview Plus, VCA Finance, Image Expert
➔ Aero 2150: Microsoft Windows CE 2.11, Microsoft
ActiveSync 3.0, Pocket Outlook, Voice Recorder,
Notetaker, Mobile Channels, Calculator, Solitaire,
File Explorer, Picture Viewer, AudiblePlayer (trial
version), AudibleManager, PocketAsset Manager,
Reference Guide, CoolCalc, INSO Quickview Plus,
VCA Finance, Image Expert
➔ PerformancePaq (for 2110 and 2150 models):
includes the following upgrades: VCA Finance,
CoolCalc, Zio PalmGolf, Sierra Image Expert
(trial version), INSO QuickView Plus
➔ Aero 2180: Microsoft Windows CE 2.11, Microsoft
ActiveSync 3.0, Pocket Outlook, Voice Recorder,
Notetaker, Mobile Channels, Calculator, Solitaire,
File Explorer, Picture Viewer, AudiblePlayer (trial
version), AudibleManager, PocketAsset Manager,
Reference Guide, CoolCalc, INSO Quickview Plus,
VCA Finance, Sierra Image Expert (trial version),
Zio PalmGolf
➔ QUtilities program management application*
Warranty
➔ 1-year Limited Mail-In Warranty4
➔ 1-year Limited Mail-In Warranty4
*QMenu, QUtilities, 64K colors and Microsoft Foundation Class upgrades available for the 2150 on the Web at
www.compaq.com/products/handhelds
Aero 2100 Series
➔ Aero 2150
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➔ Aero 2180
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Compaq Aero Enhancements
Aero 1500 Series
Travel Accessories
Performance
Power
Travel Pack (2 Stylus Pens,
Serial Adapter Cable,
Auto AC Adapter) . . . . . . . . . . 136588-B21
20 MB CF Memory
Expansion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104703-001
AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402143-001
Auto AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . 104929-B21
Stylus Replacement Pack
(includes three) . . . . . . . . . . . . 157023-B21
Standard Cradle . . . . . . . . . . . 136183-001
40 MB CF Memory
Expansion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104703-002
24 MB RAM Expansion . . . . . 402140-002
56K2 V.903 CF
Modem Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148908-001
Travel Accessories
Travel Pack (2 Stylus Pens,
Lithium-Ion Battery,
Auto AC Adapter) . . . . . . . . . . 104933-B21
Additional Lithium-Ion
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136175-B21
Stylus Replacement Pack
(includes three) with
Earphone/Mic Combo . . . . . . . 122654-B21
Deluxe Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136177-B21
Executive Portfolio Case . . . . . 136178-B21
Sports Pouch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157941-B21
Serial Adapter Cable . . . . . . . . 140143-B21
Performance
Serial Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402146-B21
20 MB CF
Memory Expansion . . . . . . . . 104703-001
Aero 2100 Series
40 MB CF
Memory Expansion . . . . . . . . 104703-002
56K2 V.903 CF
Modem Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148908-001
Power
AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402143-001
Standard Cradle . . . . . . . . . . . 402142-001
Auto AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . 104929-B21
Additional Lithium-Ion
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402144-B21
Extended Battery Pack . . . . . . 104931-B21
Deluxe Cradle with
Battery Charger
(battery not included) . . . . . . 402141-001
Deluxe Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402147-B21
Executive Portfolio Case . . . . 402148-B21
Sports Pouch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457941-B21
Serial Adapter Cable . . . . . . . . 140143-B21
Serial Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402146-B21
Compaq Handheld Family
Aero 1530
Aero 2150/2180
Aero 8000
Ultra-thin and light Palm-size PC
packed with features. Monochrome
display. For users who need to stay
organized and connected.
High-resolution, 64K-color display in
a Palm-size Windows CE-based PC.
Seamless desktop and corporate
network synchronization for
mobile professionals.
The simple, mobile computing
alternative. The ideal desktop
companion for field sales and
service personnel and other
on-the-go business professionals.
Compaq Delivers Solutions for Business
Compaq Financial
Services
Customized leasing and financial asset management services:
➔ Competitive rates, simple processing and 100 percent solution financing
➔ The ability to bundle payments for hardware, software and services into one fixed
monthly payment
➔ Flexible invoicing options
➔ Online leased-asset tracking services to help manage your technology investment and
reduce your total cost of ownership
➔ Customized “tech refresh” solutions for upgrading or expanding your technology over time
➔ A variety of lease structures and terms
➔ For more information, call 1-888-277-5942 or visit us at www.compaq.com/financialservices
Service and Support
The industry’s most comprehensive service and support program:
➔ A global network of 27,000 IT experts in more than 100 countries
➔ 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week technical support
➔ Testing to guarantee seamless operation with Compaq systems
➔ Compliance with Microsoft PC standards to ensure compatibility with Microsoft
operating systems
➔ To learn more about Compaq customer services, contact your local Compaq representative
or business partner at 1-800-289-9052 or visit us at www.compaq.com/services
For More Information:
TOLL - FREE PHON E : 1-800-345-1518
WEBSITE :
www.compaq.com/handhelds
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